A project called Uwingu has begun selling naming rights to 500,000 craters on Mars to try to raise $10 million for science research and education.
The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.
John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.
Scientists reevaluate what they thought was a massive impact crater on Mars. It may actually have had a much more fiery past.
Moon Express is gunning for the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize. We went down to Florida to watch a test of the team's lunar lander and to get an early look at its historic new facility.
At a resolution of just 27p, images captured by the Dawn probe as it approaches Ceres are the most detailed of the dwarf planet to date.
New images sent back from the European Space Agency's Mars Express show channels and erosion in Martian desert craters that hint at a watery past.
NASA releases impressive before and after images of some of Saturn's most famous moons, revealing modern color maps with gorgeous detail.
Vesta, an asteroid the size of Arizona, gets its own geologic map showing its history of meteorite impact craters over its billions of years of existence.
Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.